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James Richard Garnett

1209 Lakeview Circle
Pittsburg, CA 94565

(925)252-9935

jamesgarnett@pacbell.net

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Software Quality Assurance Manager:

I have been working in the software quality assurance field since 1990. I have been involved in the development and testing of various types of software, including; embedded firmware, communications software, shrink-wrap consumer applications, financial software, web applications, video and modem drivers, and database managers.

Experience

RACO Engineering & Manufacturing
1400 62nd Avenue, Emeryville, CA
Department: Software Quality Assurance
Title: SQA Manager
From: 09/97 to present

Present Duties:

Test Planning
Test Scheduling
Project Tracking
Test Case Development
Test Scripting & Automation
Direct Testing
Defect Tracking & Database Maintenance
Staff Reporting
Design Review
Product Review
Technical Writer
Technical Specification Development and Review
Online Help Files (ROBO Help)
Printed Documentation (Manual)
CD Browser and Tutorials (Demo Shield)

Other Duties

Product Manager (DOS SCADA)
Customer Liaison
Software Installer Development (Install Shield)

Products

Catalyst Firmware
Alarmware
RACO SCADA for DOS
VTS OEM software

Ridge Consultants
Walnut Creek, CA
Title: Senior Consultant
From: 11/95 - 09/97

Contracts:

FPI Financial

Duties Included:
Direct Testing : Accounting spreadsheet formula verifications; balance sheets, forecasting schedules, loan evaluations.
User-interface testing
Test Automation
Defect Reporting

Product:
WinFAST Financial Software for Windows, Sybase, Oracle, Btrieve


CyberGold, Inc.

Duties Included:
Test Planning
Test Case Development
Direct Testing: Verification of controls, links, database, security, and automated mail responses.
Defect Reporting

Product:
CyberGold Website


Kaiser Permanente

Duties Included:
Direct Testing:
Database testing
Formula and Table verification
Defect Reporting

Binar Graphics
San Rafael, CA
Department: Software Quality Assurance
Title: SQA Manager
From: 04/95 11/95

Duties Included:
Test Planning
Test Scheduling
Project Tracking
Test Case Development
Test Scripting & Automation
Direct Testing
Defect Tracking & Database Maintenance
Staff Reporting

Products Tested:
WinSpeed video accelerator
Various Video Drivers
Optimem
AnyView

Berkeley Systems, Inc.
Berkeley, CA
Department: Software Quality Assurance
Title: SQA Lead
From: 05/93 - 02/95

Duties Included:
Test Planning
Team Leader (lead team of 6 SQA Engineers)
Test Scheduling
Project Tracking
Test Case Development
Test Scripting & Automation
Direct Testing
Defect Tracking & Database Maintenance
Staff Reporting

Products Tested:
Expresso Calendar and Address book for Windows and Mac (Team Lead)
AfterDark for DOS (Team Lead)
Star Trek Screen Saver (SQA Engineer)
Disney Screen Saver (SQA Engineer)

Verity, Inc.
Mountain View, CA
Title: Consultant
From: 05/91 - 02/93

Duties Included:
Direct Testing
Defect Reporting
Test Case Development
Network Administrator
Database Management

Products Tested:
TOPIC Database Query and Retrieval for Windows, Mac, Unix, and DEC VAX
TOPIC Database Manager for Windows, Mac, Unix, and DEC VAX

Lockheed Missiles and Space Co.
Sunnyvale, CA
Title: Test Engineer
From: 03/85 - 09/90
Title: Space Lab Technician
From: 05/81 03/85

Duties Included:
Test Planning
Test Conductor
Project Management

Products Tested:
Hubble Space Telescope
Communication Satellites
Solar Arrays

United States Coast Guard
Title: Machinery Technician, 2nd Class
From: 07/76 07/80